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Un-threading Props?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by mikedaniels, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. mikedaniels

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    I've heard the stories about using props with metal inserts and the possibility of them coming off during a braking exercise. Can anyone verify this happening?
     
  2. Marlin009

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    I can see where that would happen since they're not P3 props.
     
  3. F6Rider

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    The new P3 props when installed properly have 'friction grip' that prevents the prop from spinning off during braking, using a metal prop hub that will not 'grip' the motor shaft could cause the prop to come off during heavy braking.
     
  4. tcope

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    I'm pretty sure I've seen a video of someone running carbon fiber props on the P3 and one flew off. I don't think anyone is making CF props with composite hubs. Would be on YouTube.

    We do know DJI changed to composite as with the active braking they felt it could happen.
     
  5. 4wd

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    I don't think anyone's reported it happening though.
    I notice that after many on and offs, they spin just as freely as the P2 ones do.
    At first there seemed to be slight resistance which backed up the more grippy idea.